In early 2019, John founded Threads Software Ltd as a spin off from his company JPY Ltd to commercialise and exploit the Threads Intelligent Message Hub, developed originally by JPY Ltd.
John brings a depth of understanding of a wide range of the technologies that underpin the software industry.
John has a PhD in Electrical Engineering (Speech Recognition) from the University of Essex and a BSc in Computer Science from City University, London.
John began his career as a researcher in computer science and electronic engineering with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), where he undertook a PhD in speech recognition. In 1990 he founded JPY Limited, a state-of-the-art distribution, software development and consultancy company. Today, JPY represents manufacturers of over 30 software products, distributed through a channel of 100 specialist resellers.